End results, no process:
Few photographs are published that give a sense of how events unfolded:
what were the economic, political, social, cultural causes that led to
the depiction that one is seeing? It is as if life is depicted by the
tips of icebergs, the bottoms safely and knowingly left out of the way.
War is death and destruction; hunger signified by big-bellied kids and
sober-looking mothers; politics by raving mobs (if a non-industrialized
country) or orchestrated campaign stops. Why any of this occurred is left
out of the photographs - it is like a photo call at a theatrical production
where the actors pose in only the most dramatic scenes.